Mexico fact of the day

This is what happens when your country doesn't have a sufficiently well-developed middle class:

The country’s Federal Competition Commission is looking into Mr. [Carlos] Slim’s
companies. But the agency is outspent and outmanned by Mr. Slim. His
companies “spend more on a single case than our entire annual budget,”
said an official at the commission, who insisted on anonymity because
he was not authorized to speak publicly about agency matters.

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